Deputy Head - Pastoral, Dorking

Closing date:

Box Hill SchoolDorking

Date posted:
Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Box Hill has a competitive pay structure
Contract term: Permanent


                                                          AGED 11 -18

                                     REQUIRED FROM SEPTEMBER 2018  

                                           DEPUTY HEAD (Pastoral Care)

                                 Member of the Senior Leadership Team 

Box Hill School is a co-educational day and boarding community of 425 girls and boys aged 11 to 18, whose educational ideals and practice are designed to get the best out of each student. The school follows the philosophy of Kurt Hahn, founder of Gordonstoun in Scotland: while placing academic work at the heart of a school, Hahn stressed the importance of an all-round education as a preparation for life. 

This is a key senior appointment reporting to the Headmaster, and the successful candidate will play an important role in whole school decision-making as part of the Senior Leadership Team, as well as taking the lead in pastoral care for day pupils, and safeguarding matters (DSL) for the whole school. 

It is a prerequisite of the post that the candidate will be completely aware of, and keep up to date with, all guidance relating to safeguarding and to ensure that the school remains fully compliant in its safeguarding responsibilities.

We aim to appoint a colleague who will involve themselves whole-heartedly across our community advancing our reputation for pastoral care, which in our last full inspection was identified as outstanding.

Suitably qualified and experienced candidates should apply setting out clearly how they meet both the leadership criteria for the role as well as their professional experience within safeguarding.

Apply by:             Friday 2 February 2018 by 9am 

Job start:             September 2018 (Term starts Monday 3rd September)

Location:            Surrey

Contract type:    Full time

Contract term:   Permanent

Remuneration:  The appointment salary will depend on experience and be appropriately positioned within the school’s senior manager pay scales.

For more information on the position and to request an application pack please contact:   Maggie Lawrence


Tel:  01372 38 4279 

Completed applications should be e-mailed or sent to: 

Maggie Lawrence

Box Hill School, Old London Road, Mickleham, Dorking, Surrey, RH5 6EA 

Closing date:  Friday 2 February 2018 by 9am

First interviews will be held in the week commencing Monday 19 February 2018

Second interviews will be held in the week commencing Monday 5 March 2018

Box Hill School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff, volunteers and visitors to share our commitment. We are an equal opportunities employer and the successful candidate will be expected to undergo an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check.

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More about Box Hill School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Mickleham, Dorking, Surrey, RH5 6EA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1372 373382
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